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China’s Unreliable GDP Data


By John Richardson

THE economic slowdown throughout Asia became more apparent last week with the release of disappointing data, prompting interest rate cuts in China, Vietnam and South Korea.

China’s key polyethylene (PE) market responded as trading volumes fell …

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Asian Inflation And Vietnam Polyolefins

Guess who’s coming to Christmas dinner

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By John Richardson

THE widespread problem of surging inflation in Asia ex-Japan is a major threat to petrochemicals demand growth in 2011.

Governments need to put the brakes …

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No Going Back, But Don’t Expect Smooth Ride

Cloth nappies?….you have to be kidding




Source of picture: babygavin.com


By John Richardson

IT IS the biggest transformation that the global economy has probably ever undergone, resulting in numerous opportunities and challenges for the chemicals industry …

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